Complex procedures for obtaining water and sewerage connections in urban areas are some of the impediments towards achieving universal access to the services. There are not many analytical studies undertaken to assess the procedures for obtaining new water
and sewerage connections and the time taken for accessing the same.

This documents consists of comments and suggestions received by the Ministry of Environment and Forests on NEERI, NGRI and IICT reports related to decontamination and remediation of the Union Carbide plant site in Bhopal.

The Union Cabinet at its meeting held on June 24th, 2010 approved
the setting up of an Oversight Committee in the Ministry of Environment and Forests to coordinate and monitor all activities at the Bhopal Gas Tragedy site relating to waste disposal, decontamination and remediation.

Minutes of the meeting of the Group of Ministers (GoM) to examine all the issues relating to Bhopal Leak Gas Disaster, held from 18th to 21st June, 2010. The Group of Ministers (GoM) regarding Bhopal Gas Leak disaster was reconstituted on 26th May 2010 to examine all the issues relating to Bhopal Gas Leak Disaster.

Shock, horror, outrage. Those were the dominant reactions when the world woke up to the nightmare of Bhopal on that December morning in 1984. Over 26 years later, those were again the dominant reactions following the judgement of the Bhopal district court last week which awarded a shamefully light two-year sentence to the seven accused in the world's worst industrial disaster.

Bhopal was a nightmare come true. "Bhopshima" was a befitting name given to it by the greatest living Indian jurist, Justice Krishna Iyer. Public angst required the State to act; the CBI swung into action and found the directors of Union Carbide guilty of a host of provisions of the Indian Penal Code.

Final judgement on Bhopal gas disaster delivered 25 years, after the tragedy by Bhopal district court. 8 senior executives of Union Carbide have been convicted and sentenced to 2 years of Jail. But this is too little & too late, say victims and the activists.

The final report by NEERI on assessment and remediation of hazardous waste contaminated areas in an around UCIL in Bhopal. Certifies that contamination of soil & groundwater at UCIL premises has nothing to do with the 1984 MIC gas tragedy.

Assessment and remediation of hazardous waste contaminated areas in and around M/s Union Carbide India Ltd, Bhopal (NEERI & NGRI) and tender document for detoxification, decommissioning and dismantling of UCIL Plant (IICT).

The recent verdict on the Bhopal Gas Tragedy of 1984 has drawn attention to India

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